Dedication to Catherine de Médicis signed by the author: Iean Nestor medecin
T.p. vignette (Medici arms). The folded double plate bears a "Genealogie de la maison de Medici." Each section devoted to a member of the Medici family is preceded by an emblem with motto, and a strap-work cartouche with his name. Except for the first, the emblems are copies of the Medici emblems in Paolo Giovio's Dialogo dell' imprese militari et amorose (Lyons : G. Rouillé, 1559); see Mortimer. Genealogical tables of the Dukes of Boulogne and Auverge, Ll3v-Nn1v. Headpieces. Foliated and grotesque initials
In Getty copy the plate is mounted on a stub at the center fold and follows leaf *6
"Faultes en L'impression"--Nn2v
Signatures: * a-z A-2N
Mortimer, R. French 16th-cent.
Binding: vellum. Title in gilt on green leather spine label. The final blank serves as the back pastedown
Reader's notes in English on front free endpaper recto. Additional notes in English in another hand on Nn3r
No table of contents. Irregular pagination. Only right leaves are numbered. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.